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southeast asia. we have a live report next. >>> deal or no deal? u.s. deep in talks with iran trying to stop that country's nuclear ambitions. one american ally is none too pleased about it. a live report in minutes. >>> you can't make this stuff up. a mayor of toronto to top himself when it comes to bad or criminal behavior. >>> burger wars are on again. what's the latest move by one fast food joint to top the other? good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt". there's a struggle under way in the philippines. haiyan is the most powerful storm on earth ever to hit land. it is comparable to a strong category 4 in the u.s. there are more than 100 dead lying in the streets. because that storm moved across the country so quickly, they are hoping the death toll will be limited. they say there's a desperate need for drinking water. witnesses say there was a massive wall of water when that storm hit. one man said it sounded like a 747 flying over his roof. dylan dreyer has more. good morning, dilan. >> good morning alex. it is no longer a super typhoon at this point. haiyan raced t
a major u.s. city this afternoon. that's the best new thing in the world today. oh, my god is it. that does it for us tonight. have a great weekend. good night. >>> what's next the health care fight? could it damage the president's signature law? we'll have a live update coming up next. >>> dr. nancy sniderman on the ground in philippines. >>> the price of gas is reaching lows that haven't been seen in a while. how low could it go and why now? >>> unraveling a mystery. gold in ft. knox. i'll talk to the author. >>> good morning, everyone. here's what's happening -- another weekend of hand wringing on capitol hill as democrats and republicans take sides over the latest moves by the president to bolster the affordable care act. president obama late friday to keep soon to be canceled plans. an 11th hour effort to make good on a promise the president made when campaigning for the law. the big problem is communication. he wants to make sure that americans understand their options. >> we want to make sure that we get this done so that in the years to come every american is going to hav
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and described the administration's national securities priorities for the remainder of his term. >>> the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is apologizing to after gab president karzai for a drone strike that killed at least one child and injured two women. he has condemned the attack. nato says it will investigate. >>> let's go to the holiday weekend forecast for you and a gathering storm out west. choppy waves in northern california, just a little bit of what's to come. a bit further north, seattle bracing for a powerful storm that will bring heavy rain, snow and cold to the region. but here in the northeast. pretty quiet. increasing clouds. dylan dreyer is here with the forecast. hello, dylan. >> hi, alex. night quiet day today and tomorrow too for everyone traveling back where they came from. the only trouble spot in the pacific northwest. elsewhere in the country, a good amount of sunshine. temperatures a little bit cooler than you'd like to see this time of year, especially through the east half of the country. the storm system in the northwest, another storm that moves in with the wind and
can use them to scan barcodes and see if you can get a better deal elsewhere. if you prefer to avoid the crowds and shop online, there are plenty of coupons at sites like retail me, bf and black >> you have the app for the retailers. you're on their e-mailing list and really have a plan for the day. >> in an ever growing shopping season, it seems timing is everything. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, atlanta. >> from there to politics. new today, president obama is kicking off a renewed economic push by highlighting the country has seen since taking office and also calling out his opponents. >> imagine how much farther along we could be if both parties were working together. think about what we could do if a reckless few didn't hold the economy hostage every few pooh months? or waste time on dozens of votes to repeal the affordable care act rather than try to help us fix it. >> on tuesday, the president will address the economy during a visit to southern california and the white house will employ vice president biden and cabinet members to highlight economics gai
this time. that's why they haven't been telling us a lot of information here. they have been tight lipped about the details of what's going on in the conversations. both sides keep telling us they have considerably narrowed the gap but differences still remain. what those differences are. we can speculate it has to do with the heavy water refinery and some of the wording of these documents. i think iran wants the western sides to recognize their right to enrich. and that's become a slight sticking point. as you said, the point is secretary kerry and other foreign ministers are here shows a deal could be close and could spill into tomorrow. >> you and i were talking. we were talking about it being imminent. we have to keep open the possibility of that happening again. is the u.s. keeping israel informed on the talks and do they still object to any deal? >> i'm pretty sure they're keeping them informed. part of the u.s. delegation went straight here to tel aviv. they are a close ally. they're concerned what they think about this. it's clear the israelis are very unhappy with any sort of dea
. >>> how tense is the u.s. confrontation with china and how long will it last? >>> it's a growing phenomenon but is it real? will you be paying all your bills with virtual money and how do you earn it? >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt". a winter storm brewing out west. look. choppy waves in northern california. a little taste of what's to come. seattle bracing for a powerful storm that will bring heavy rain, cold and snow to that region. dylan dreyer is here with the forecast. good morning, dylan. >> good morning, alex. good news, the rest of the weekend is looking nice and quiet. not really a whole lot going on across the country. most areas seeing sunshine except for the pacific northwest. we have a few showers trying to move into the seattle area and stretching down into southwestern oregon and northern california. it is going to be another bigger storm that produces the wind and the rain and some of the mountain snow especially as we go through the day today and into sunday. that's going to be the biggest area where we have some trouble spots. pe
officials at this hour are not updating us on the suspect's condition. we know that one patient remains in critical condition. one could assume that that would be the suspect after being shot multiple times, including in his chest. but at this hour, there is no confirmation on his updated condition, alex. >> nbc's miguel almaguer, thanks. >>> let's go to politics. new today, president obama sending this message to both parties in congress. work together to pass a budget. >> here's the bottom line. congress should pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes wasteful tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so that we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads, building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> meantime, republicans are doubling down today on the problems that be have plagued the obama care website with senator dan coats of indiana delivering the weekly gop response. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, their experiencing sticker shock. the
with the leader of iraq. exactly what kind of military help is that country seeking from the u.s., and will it happen? >>> in office politics, down to its last days? i talked to cnbc's carl quintanilla about the problems with blackberry. >>> and how much money could this work of art fetch? it's in today's list of number ones. >>> hello, everyone. it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." he's back with a whole lot to say. mitt romney on today's "meet the press," talking about the comparisons between romney care in massachusetts and obama care. >> and perhaps the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. what when he told the american people you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. i think that fundamental dishonesty has put in peril the whole foundation of his second term. >> current massachusetts governor deval patrick was also on "meet the press." here's his take. >> it does
today i spoke to joe cesstack. he said president obama could have used a few of the lessons he learned in the navy. >> i learned inspect what you expect. the president should have been down there demanding input to see that a botched implementation didn't occur. when 60,000 pennsylvanians were losing their health care every year, before the affordable care act was passed, that's the equivalent of the entire population of harris burg, our capital in 44 weeks. that means this is a major step forward. this website has got to be fixed. i think the president had to keep his promise. >> coming up, congressman peter welch of vermont. i'll ask him what is in the bill that could affect the affordable care act. >>> turning now to the philippines where hunger and frustration are reaching their peek. the death toll just above 3600. hundreds of international aid workers have set up makeshift hospitals to treat those who have been turned away from hospitals or can't get to them. humanitarian aid is finally starting to trickle in. we're in tacloban with more on the relief efforts. >> reporter: the ai
? >>> hello, everyone. thanks so much for joining us. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." let's get to what's happening right now out there as we have new developments to share from the philippines in this hour with typhoon haiyan causing disaster of epic proportions. victims have been buried under debris, corpses have been found hanging from trees. the storm so powerful it washed a large ship ashore. it packed winds that gusted to 170 miles an hour with a 20-foot storm surge. one witness says the water was as high as a coconut tree. the storm has weakened to a category 1. it is now headed toward vietnam. it is expected to hit there later today. reporter angus walker is in one of the hardest hit areas. he has more on the damage and the struggle to get help to those who desperately need it. >> reporter: feared dead are now 10,000. that means the death toll has gone up ten times in less than 24 hours. rescue teams are now starting to see the true horror of super typhoon haiyan. >> the devastation is -- is -- i don't have the words for it. >> reporter: the loss of life is staggering. >> we hav
. the toll it has taken next. >>> deal or no deal. the u.s. deep in talks with iran trying to stop that country's nuclear ambitions but at least one vital american ally is none too pleased about it. a live report in minutes. and ted cruz said what on jay leno? who does the tea party favorite compare himself to? apple is at the top of one important list but for what and there are others on that list, too. >>> hello, everyone. it's 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." the very latest headlines from the philippines, we've learn more than 1200 people are dead. they were killed when the biggest storm ever recorded typhoon high yen slammed into the nation. the death toll could have been higher but early warnings entmillions to shelters days before the storm hit. when they'll be able to go home remains to be seen. now evacuations are under way in vietnam where the storm is expected to hit sometime tomorrow. correspondent angus walker has the latest now from the philippines. >> they're beginning to survey the damage in the philippines after one of the strongest storms
told us that obama care is more than a website. i agree. it is more than just a website, and the problems run far deeper than a few technological glitches. >> the white house released a progress report on the website fix saying it is improving with users waiting less than a second for wages to load, compared to eight. they are work to go improve application process. wanda summers and ed o'keefe. good morning to you both. thanks for joining me. >> good to see you, alex. >> as the the house and senate negotiators met on tuesday, they are just waiting to reach a deal and we reach the debt ceiling february 7th. will it turn into another 11th hour fight? or might we get something done until we all talk about it minute by minute. >> it is congress. so the 11th hour seems to be when most things get done. what we have heard this week is this is not going to explode into some kind of a grand bargain as perhaps the white house. now, there's hope, it is likely this will be a piecemeal fix to avoid this, to perhaps deal with the across the board sequester cuts. not a lot of optimism
these countries and all these companies will have to choose between the iranian economy and the u.s. economy. because that's what additional sanctions mean, choose iran or the u.s. that's a no-brainer. everybody will choose the u.s. >> congressman, what do you make of that argument that we should be heading towards more stanchions, not fewer? >> we passed an additional sanctions bill in the house which i supported before the iranians were willing to come to the table, to force them to get to the table. the sanctions have worked now. the iranians are at the table, trying to negotiate a deal. the question is can bewe get a good deal and will an additional round of sanctions during the negotiations help or hurt? i think because they're already at the table and we have a prospect of getting a good deal, we may not get it, but we have the prospect, that to risk redeath railing those discussions bypassing a new round of sanctions is really not necessary and maybe very counterproductive. so i would like to see us give the administration the time and breathing space to see if they can negotiate a ha
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